Synthesizing complex sensations from simple components

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (1):90-91 (2008)
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The target article suggests that taste is not based on the traditional four basic tastes, but rather is a continuum subserved by cross-fiber integration. This commentary describes evidence indicating that the traditional concept is valid, and that with suitable precautions, it is possible to match natural substances using mixtures representing fundamental tastes



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